Standards

GCSEs are a benchmark.

Are they the most taxing exams in the world?  No. But they need to remain consistent.

Should they be harder?  No.  But they need to differentiate between all ability levels.

Should there be more than one level of exam for GCSE?  No.  But the GCSE is, and should continue to be, only one of a series of exam levels.

Should they be Norm Referenced?  No. … .. ….

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